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First International Conference on Appetite Control Begins This Week

Scientific Experts Gather to Set New Direction and Collaboration BALTIMORE, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The First International Hyperphagia Conference opens this week in Baltimore, MD with the anticipated outcome to set new direction for solving hunger amid a global obesity epidemic. Th...

Action of ghrelin hormone increases appetite and favors accumulation of abdominal fat

This release is available in Spanish . The ghrelin hormone not only stimulates the brain giving rise to an increase in appetite, but also favours the accumulation of lipids in visceral fatty tissue, located in the abdominal zone and considered to be the most harmful. This is the conclusio...

Ben-Gurion U of the Negev study demonstrates link between appetite and elderly mortality

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, May 12, 2009 A new study by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researcher reveals a linkage between elderly people's appetite and mortality rates, with those who report impaired appetite more likely to die sooner. The study, published in the May issue of the Journa...

Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones

U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight FRIDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobic exercise is better than non-aerobic activities at suppressing appetite, according to a U.K. study. The research involved 11 male university students who parti...

Gencor Pacific Group Picks Up Frost & Sullivan Global Appetite Suppressant and Satiety Ingredients Product Innovation of the Year Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan Global Appetite Suppressant and Satiety Ingredients Product Innovation of the Year Award is presented to Gencor Pacific Group for successfully creating an effective appetite suppressant ingredient - Slimaluma - for the gl...

Medifast Program Combined with Appetite Suppressants Proven to Yield Double the Weight Loss Compared to Suppressants Alone

OWINGS MILLS, Md., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED ) today announced that a recent study published in 'The Journal of Eating and Weight Disorders' shows that individuals taking appetite suppressant medications can expect double the weight loss when they combine the...

'Nutritionist to the Stars' Helps to Launch European Liquid Appetite Controller

WAYNE, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Philip Goglia, known as the "nutritionist to the stars" for his work with celebrities and athletes including Owen Wilson, Mandy Moore, Raven Symone, Gillian Anderson, Brendan Fraser and Jeff Goldblum, will help to launch SlimShots(TM), a liquid appetite ...

New Product Release: CraniYums(R) App-Suppress(TM) Candy-Like Lozenges, with Pinnothin(R) - a Proven Appetite Suppressant.

All CraniYums(R) products are now All Natural and Sugar-Free. ANAHEIM, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crania Co., LLC, the makers of CraniYums(R) brand all natural, sugar-free candy lozenges is launching its new CraniYums product, App-Suppress(TM) tomorrow, March 14, 2008 at t...

Stimulating the appetite can lead to unrelated impulse purchases

Exposure to something that whets the appetite, such as a picture of a mouthwatering dessert, can make a person more impulsive with unrelated purchases, finds a study from the February 2008 issue of the Journal of Consumer Research. For example, the researchers reveal in one experiment that the aro...

Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Control Appetite

Finding could lead to new drugs in fight against obesity, study says WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- A chemical produced in the brain may play a role in regulating appetite and the likelihood of becoming obese, according to a new study. For the study, researchers looked at a...

New Natural Product from Zurich Pharmaceuticals Downs Appetite

BOSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and nutrition researcher Frank Ervolino, ND, investigated a product that claims success in suppressing appetite without the risks associated with stimulants. He reports that Appetite Down ( http://www.appetitedown.com ), a natural product from Zurich Phar...

Leaner Coffee Creamer Boosts Metabolism and Curbs Appetite

Java Solutions Battles the Bulge with Hoodia and Bitter Orange LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering an alternative to fatty and unhealthy coffee creamers, Java Solutions today announces the launch of Leaner Coffee Creamer, a dairy-free coffee creamer to start your day off with a ...

Now Viagra Oysters Could Appease Your Appetite and Boost Your Libido!

Now Viagra Oysters could appease your appetite and boost your libido! A NSW oyster farmer is attempting to chemically enhance the aphrodisiacal qualities of his oysters, by feeding them Viagra. George May started feeding his oysters with the anti-impotence drug in order to export ...

Role of Appetite Hormone MCH in Insulin Production Revealed

A new Joslin Diabetes Center-led study has shown conclusively that a neuropeptide, melanin concentrating hormone (MCH), found in the brain and known for its role in// increasing appetite in people, plays a role in the growth of insulin-producing beta cells and the secretion of insulin. This finding...

Mitochondrial Protein Maintains Appetite During Fasting

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a thyroid hormone in the brain is linked to the “uncoupling” protein UCP2, which can maintain appetite during periods// of fasting so that the body is ready to eat when food is reintroduced. Published in the January issue of Cell Metaboli...

Estrogen Curbs Appetite In Same Way as the Hormone Leptin

Estrogen regulates the brain’s energy metabolism in the same way as the hormone leptin, leading the way to a viable approach to tackling obesity in people resistant to leptin//, researchers at Yale School of Medicine report in the online issue of Nature Medicine. “We found that estrogen suppr...

Whet your appetite with “Mindless Eating”: A gourmet's deligh!

An extremely delightful book is here that would thrill every gourmet. It is great reading//,that will surely satiate every food lover through out the year. It is a full course meal, daubed in rich, saucy humor, without compromising on common sense and achievable goals. Brian Wansink is the brain...

Study Highlights Appetite Regulation Pathway, New Hope for Weight Loss

Researchers have now identified a signaling pathway in the brain, which has been found a crucial role in regulating food intake. Furthermore, this pathway linked to the development of diabetes //and cancer could pave way for novel weight loss methods in obese individuals. Scientists from UC's...

The Reason For Loss Of Appetite After Gastric Bypass

Researchers now say they might have a partial explanation for the loss of hunger and rapid weight loss observed after gastric bypass surgery.// In the gastric bypass procedure, the stomach is divided to create a pouch out of the small proximal portion of the stomach, which is then attached to the s...

Extra hormone found to cut appetite by a third

Studies done previously have shown that the hormone could suppress the appetites of lean people. But researchers were worried it would not work in obese people because studies of another appetite-suppressing hormone,// leptin, had proved disappointing. "We had to do a second trial to see if obe...

Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control

A key hormone involved in appetite control, called ghrelin, has been identified by researchers from the Oregon Health & Science University(OHSU). Scientists have demonstrated the effect of the hormone on the brain and have shown that the hormone activated the specialized neurons in the hypothalamus...

Hormone restrains appetite in man

According to reasearchers, a hormone is released into the blood after a meal, restrain the appetite if given by injection and might be supportive in treating obesity. The reason for feeling full after a meal, that the intestines release a hormone called PYY3-36 //which acts on the brain to produce...

Study Confirms That Slow Eating Restricts Appetite

'Slow eating reduces intake of food' – The general belief of so many is confirmed by the researchers now. A University of Rhode Island study confirms // that the concept of eating slower results in the restriction of appetite which infact was bandied about for decades due to the lack of scientific ...

Brain behind the Brawn: Vital Molecule in the Brain Controls Appetite

Combating obesity is one of the greatest challenges facing researchers today, and recent research holds promise for being a vital breakthrough to contain a growing epidemic.// The World Health Organization has estimated that there are a billion people in the world tackling overweight problems, of t...

Stomach Hormone to Aid in Controlling Appetite

Recent studies have shown that increasing the levels of a hormone found in the stomach could aid in curbing appetite as well as increasing activity in overweight and obese people. // The results of the study have been published in the International Journal of Obesity. The research team from ...

Headache decreases appetite

Researchers have found that headache stimuli also affect the appetite centre of the brain. It is always been a mystery as to why loss of appetite often accompanies pain. People with migraine, for instance, cannot face food and it is often assumed this must be because one common linked symptom is ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...econd half of 2009. Each product candidate is designed to act on a specific group of neurons in the central nervous system with the goal of achieving appetite suppression and sustained weight loss, through combination therapeutic approaches. Further information about the Company can be found at http://www.O...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

...e possible. Yes, Noah's Ark has been voted the best corned beef sandwich in the United States, but now we've created something that helps more than an appetite ... it helps draw attention to at-risk children." Israel Prize Laureate Rabbi Y.D. Grossman founded Migdal Ohr in 1972 with 18 children in a sm...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

... of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University. The results appear in the online version of the international journal appetite . Meredith Young, PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, found that what a person chooses to eat at lunch or dinn...

Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly

...ide attempts. Social withdrawal, change in activity level, loss of interest in hobbies. Irritability, quarrelsomeness. Loss or increase in appetite or weight change. Sleep changes such as insomnia or sleeping more than usual. Change in appearance or standard of dress. Aches, pain...

Fox Chase finds all-biologic regimen efficacious and well-tolerated in elderly lung cancer patients

...l tolerated in this patient population with the most commonly encountered toxicities of clinical relevance being high blood pressure, fatigue, loss of appetite and diarrhea. "The observed activity of this regimen in this patient population suggests promise and therefore warrants continued investigation," B...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

...ose a little of the pregnancy weight within the first few months after birth, other moms stay the same weight. Significant weight loss from a lack of appetite or weight gain from overeating is sign that something is wrong. Crying often - Mom's occasional crying is normal as her hormones fluctuate and she ...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

...pation." Medications that autistic children take can also interfere with appetite and eating. "In our study, around 50 percent of children were on stimulant medications, and those might affect appetite and might have something to do with issues with food," Ibrahim said. Ke...

Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight

...equently disrupted or cut short in the first year after a baby's birth. "Sleep deprivation can cause changes in the levels of hormones involved in appetite regulation," explained Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul, a clinical associate in medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. "Keep in mind, though,...

Stripping leukemia-initiating cells of their 'invisibility cloak'

... Two new studies reveal a way to increase the body's appetite for gobbling up the cancer stem cells responsible for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a form of cancer with a particularly poor survival rate. The key i...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

...econd half of 2009. Each product candidate is designed to act on a specific group of neurons in the central nervous system with the goal of achieving appetite suppression and sustained weight loss, through combination therapeutic approaches. Further information about the Company can be found at http://www.o...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Signs Agreement to Acquire Home Health Agency with Offices in Mississippi and Alabama

... Not only do these mergers allow our company to provide a high standard of compassionate care to a larger patient population, but they demonstrate our appetite and ability to be competitive in a consolidation environment spurred by healthcare reform." The purchase is expected to close in third quar...

Burner Balm Gets International Attention

...bsorbing through the lips' blood vessels, which leads to boosted energy and appetite suppression. Exercising while using Burner Balm can also lead to fat reduc...laud the makers of these lip gloss products; an affordable way to curb your appetite while looking your best." These lip gloss products don't compete in the sa...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

...econd half of 2009. Each product candidate is designed to act on a specific group of neurons in the central nervous system with the goal of achieving appetite suppression and sustained weight loss, through combination therapeutic approaches. Further information about the Company can be found at http://ww...

Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified

...DAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing levels of a brain enzyme may curb appetite and boost energy, thereby helping people to control their weight, says a ne...ergy levels. If PRCP enzyme is blocked, alpha-MSH levels stay high and keep appetite in check. When researchers at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Con...
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